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Cup Final Drawing Nearer
FA Cup third round: Arsenal v Leicester City and Cardiff City v Nottingham Forest.
FA Cup third round ties between Arsenal and Leicester in front of 39,000 at Highbury and Cardiff City at home against Nottingham Forest with 50,000 in attendance. This short and sweet newsreel item features one goal from Arsenal's 3-0 victory and three goals from Cardiff's 4-1 convincing defeat of Forest. In the next round both Arsenal and Cardiff would lose, in replays.
Queens Visit to Newcastle 1954: FA Cup Returns 1955 Queens Visit to Newcastle 1954: FA Cup Returns 1955
Home movie 1954 5 mins Silent Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Thousands cheer for the Magpies in the 50s when the FA Cup returns to Newcastle … and a new queen pays Tyneside a visit.
The Cup Action from the Third round of the F.A. Cup The Cup Action from the Third round of the F.A. Cup
Sport 1924 2 mins
FA Cup round-up: Cardiff City v Bristol City, Southampton v Liverpool and Brighton and Hove Albion v Manchester City.
Amateur film 1973 10 mins Location: Sunderland
There’s a rapturous welcome from football fans to celebrate a fairy tale win as underdogs Sunderland return home with the FA Cup in 1973.
Documentary 1974 18 mins Location: Sunderland
What could the future hold for young Wearsiders?
Non-Fiction 1925 1 mins
An appreciative crowd at Ewood Park witnesses Blackburn progress to the FA Cup 4th round with a 3-1 win against Tottenham.
Amateur film 1949 4 mins Silent Location: Wolverhampton
A lovely colour film showing the 1949 FA Cup winners Wolves back in action at their Molineux ground soon after their championship win.
Islington Central Methodist Church Stone Laying Ceremony Islington Central Methodist Church Stone Laying Ceremony
Amateur film 1962 3 mins Silent Location: Highbury
Formal fashions and colourful headwear adorn the attendees of a traffic-stopping parade and stone laying ceremony at the site of a new church.
Comedy 1940 68 mins Location: Highbury
This morale-boosting variety extravaganza – filled with radio personality Carroll Levis' discoveries - is like a wartime Britain's Got Talent.
Documentary 1937 8 mins Silent Location: Highbury
Arsenal footballers including Ted Drake, Eddie Hapgood and Cliff Bastin show off their skills in training for this council film to promote healthy living.
Non-Fiction 1936 10 mins Location: Twickenham
Society weddings, FA Cup finals and Shakespeare’s birthday all feature in this newsreel from 1936, featuring amusingly droll commentary.
Documentary 1922 13 mins Silent Location: Westminster
Short film celebrating several London libraries, from the grand British Museum reading room to children’s reading hours at smaller local libraries.
Non-Fiction 1928 1 mins Silent Location: Highbury
Heaving terraces and goalmouth action at Highbury for this FA Cup fourth round encounter between Arsenal and Everton.
Action and Adventure 1923 28 mins Silent Location: Tilbury
Plotting world domination, Devil Doctor Fu-Manchu steals plans for a new aero-torpedo in this earliest surviving thrill-a-minute serial instalment.
Inside Film 2024 16 mins
Filmmakers Jane Giles and Ali Catterall discuss their documentary Scala!!!, revisiting the legendary and inspirational cinema venue and some of the most notorious films that screened there.
Drama 2023 2 mins
A group of young Black boys run into a building. One of them is about to do the unimaginable.
Romance 2023 2 mins
A queercore romance - a visceral and immersive exploration of the power of the mosh pit and finding love in the most unlikely of places.
Charity appeal 1939 10 mins
Long thought lost, this Powell-directed promotional short for a veteran’s charity was only rediscovered in 2003.
Documentary 1941 6 mins
A poignant, stirring letter from a recently deceased pilot to his mother is read by John Gielgud.